Aug 4, 2015, 7:15 PM EDT
The “end of the year” promise could be the real deal, but the nation has certainly taken its time.
Aug 2, 2015, 8:06 PM EDT
Xavi gets up for preseason friendlies, and in his first match for his new club, the 35-year-old rips a classic free kick.
Jun 10, 2015, 7:55 AM EDT
The U.S. are the favorites to host the 2026 tournament, but FIFA is concentrating on trying to get its house in order.
Jun 7, 2015, 9:37 AM EDT
While the statement seems obvious, the public admission by FIFA is a big step.
May 31, 2015, 9:11 AM EDT
Mexico found themselves punished for a pair of sending offs, while Portugal, Uruguay, and Colombia were all tested but came out on top.
May 21, 2015, 10:41 AM EDT
The announcement is the final touch of a poorly-kept secret, and comes with the Copa del Rey and UEFA Champions League on the horizon.
May 18, 2015, 8:58 AM EDT
A crew from the BBC were locked up by Qatari officials for… doing their job.
Apr 20, 2015, 7:16 PM EDT
In FIFA and Qatar’s latest installment of “No, We’re Not Joking, We’re Serious”…
Apr 8, 2015, 7:55 PM EDT
Qatar’s population is at an all-time high, thanks to 2022 World Cup construction, with another 1.5 million migrant workers on their way.
Apr 1, 2015, 3:30 PM EDT
April Fools’ Day jokes — everybody’s got them, and while most aren’t funny, a few people came through with good ones today.
Mar 26, 2015, 2:42 PM EDT
Xavi is heading to Qatar on a three-year deal, will get paid $11 million per season.
Mar 15, 2015, 10:12 AM EDT
Sepp Blatter said some things about Qatar, and bad or good, not much has actually been done.
Feb 25, 2015, 11:48 AM EDT
The 2022 World Cup is messing up, well, everything in the soccer world.
Feb 24, 2015, 12:30 PM EDT
A November/December World Cup would force a long stoppage in domestic play, something Premier League executives are very upset about.
Feb 23, 2015, 7:02 PM EDT
FIFA is trying to jam the World Cup somewhere into the sporting calendar, and it’s not going too well.
Feb 18, 2015, 5:42 PM EDT
Qatar will host, and yes, it will be played in the winter.
Jan 11, 2015, 5:30 PM EDT
The United Arab Emirates and Iran both earned three points in their opening matches of Asian Cup play.
Jan 7, 2015, 7:00 PM EDT
Japan are once again favorites, but the quality of Asian soccer is quickly on the rise. They’ll face plenty of competition for this year’s title.
Dec 1, 2014, 10:52 AM EDT
Perhaps the “where” is out of the way, but the when and how remain.
Nov 16, 2014, 5:14 PM EDT
Robertson got the job in 2010, while the process was going on, and his initial questions as to how England’s bid was going were met with an interesting response.
Nov 7, 2014, 3:42 PM EDT
While the report doesn’t say that workers are building World Cup stadia, it does deepen previous reports of civil rights issues in Qatar.
Oct 30, 2014, 11:15 AM EDT
The proposed moves would leave only 10 days prep time before the World Cup began, and would also alter the UEFA Champions League schedule.
Oct 24, 2014, 7:44 AM EDT
The European Club Association includes at least one club from every nation in UEFA and includes Manchester United, Chelsea and Barcelona.
Oct 21, 2014, 8:23 AM EDT
Harold Mayne-Nicholls’ plan would be a boon for US television viewers, but would it sit well with the players?
Sep 9, 2014, 11:23 AM EDT
Awesome news all around, as Sepp Blatter has assured the International Olympic Committee that a winter World Cup in 2022 wouldn’t clash with the Games.
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